Lighting the path
towards healthier living.
Now offering Direct Primary Care
Health is not a destination you get to…
It’s a path you stay on.
Forget what you think you know about nutrition and weight loss. Anyone who’s ever struggled to lose weight has probably been told that eating better and exercising more is the key.
There’s a major factor that so many diet plans and nutritionists leave out…the mind.
The key to long-term success lies in the treatment of your body and your mind, together as one.
Learning to manage your thoughts and training your brain to think differently is what makes LaRocca Medical Weight Loss different from other medical weight loss plans.
What is Medical Weight Loss?
Medical weight loss is defined as the process of losing weight under the guidance of a doctor.
The physician uses their knowledge and medical experience to help someone struggling to lose weight to create a realistic plan that meets their unique circumstances.
In addition, Doctors can also help you find and keep the motivation you need to succeed in your weight loss journey.
There are 3 primary components to medical weight loss;
- Initial consultation: We’ll go over your medical history, current lifestyle, and weight loss goals
- Behavior changes: We’ll pinpoint specific changes that will need to be implemented to see results and discuss how to make them.
- Weight loss medications: Weight loss medication may be prescribed to help complement the recommended weight loss plan.
What makes LaRocca Medical Weight Loss different is that I include a fourth component:
- Mind management: I’ll give you the tools to change the way you think about food and weight loss. This is truly the key to success.
What is the difference between medical weight loss and other weight loss plans?
1. Physician Guided
Medical weight loss plans are unique in that they are designed and monitored by a licensed physician. Having a doctor create a weight loss plan and monitor your progress provides a unique, individualized weight loss program that is not only specific to your needs but is health-focused and closely monitored keeping your current and past medical history at the forefront.
Doctors typically have 11 to 18 years of education and training, making them far more knowledgeable about the topic of weight loss than any fitness professional or wellness coach.
This also makes them able to help identify and treat any medical barriers that could be preventing you from losing weight.
2. Focused on YOU
Having a personalized weight loss plan that is specific to your lifestyle, your goals, and your personal struggles helps the plan to be more successful.
Not only is it easier to implement a personalized plan, but it is also much easier to stay on the plan than it is with a one-size-fits-all diet (keto, paleo, etc.) or weight loss program.
3. Support and accountability throughout the process.
There are weight loss plans available that offer a health coach that will help hold people accountable, but the individualized attention of an experienced physician provides an outstanding benefit that other weight loss programs simply can’t match.
Having personalized support from a doctor makes medical weight loss programs an invaluable method for achieving a healthy weight.
A program that works for you, that fits your lifestyle.
From the comfort and privacy of your own home, I’ll guide you through every step with regular check-ins and coaching sessions. (Psst…I have a podcast too)
Customized and in-depth one-on-one coaching allows us to target your own personal challenges and work together to create a lifestyle change that will last.
I’m not your only support, this program comes with a powerhouse online support team where you’ll get encouragement and accountability from people going through the exact same thing you are. We’re in this together.
DR. KRISTINE LAROCCA
Family Medicine Physician & Weight Loss Coach
Let’s create a healthy lifestyle, prevent disease and maximize your quality of life.
I’m Dr. Kristine LaRocca, DO. I’m an Osteopathic Physician, certified Life and Weight Loss Coach, Veteran Army Medic, Podcaster, wife, mom, and stepmom. I know first-hand the importance of balance.
I’ll teach you how to plan and implement positive life and dietary changes so you can reach your personal goals (weight or otherwise) while still managing work, family, and enjoying life.
Staying healthy doesn’t have to mean staying hungry. I’ll give you the building blocks you need mentally, to make it easier to nourish your body physically and see real results. From delicious recipes, simple exercises you can do at home and everything in between, we’ll change your health and your body together.
I’ll show you how to change your thought process. Your own thoughts have the power to create your results. Imagine being able to tackle whatever life throws while still feeling centered and at peace. What I’m offering you, are the mental tools you need to make small changes in your everyday life that will result in a happier and healthier you.
Is it worth it?
There are thousands of weight loss programs out there. Each of them making extraordinary claims and promising results. Choosing one feels daunting and it can be difficult to know what the best option is.
By trusting the education and knowledge of a doctor and pursuing a medical weight loss program, you get peace of mind knowing that you’re receiving professional, individualized care and a plan that is tailored to your unique needs.
Following a medical weight loss program provides you with the best opportunity to lose weight and achieve the healthy lifestyle you desire. Check out some of my patients that have seen amazing results.
Does this sound like you?
If you have found yourself in a situation where a good day is determined by a number on a scale instead of how you’re feeling this medical weight loss program is for you.
If you’ve been diagnosed with, or are at risk of being diagnosed with a weight-related illness, and you need to make a change, this medical weight loss program is for you.
If you’re exhausted trying to keep up with the latest diet trends and weight loss apps and you want something to just WORK…this medical weight loss program is for you.
If you’ve forgotten what it feels like to be comfortable in your own skin, this medical weight loss program is for you.
I’m going to give you real, doable solutions to fit your life. However, this requires a real commitment from you. It takes effort, day after day, week after week until living healthy becomes something you’ll actually look forward to. (Yes, that is possible!)
Dr. LaRocca in the press
Delaware Public Media:
“I think the struggle is that people don’t know where to start,” said LaRocca. “And so, showing that like, okay, establishing care with a primary care physician or also referred to as a family medicine physician is really the first place in navigation for their healthcare.”
LaRocca says their behavioral health unit is doing double duty as social workers, they’re helping many patients apply for Medicaid and find local doctors for follow up care.
Go Solo Interview:
Go Solo is a website that frequently features in-depth interviews with entrepreneurs. I’m so thrilled to have been chosen to be featured this month.
“If you have something to offer the world, don’t hold it back.”
Read the Go Solo interview with Kristine LaRocca, Owner of LaRocca Medical Weight Loss, located in Greenville, DE, USA.
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